WHY CHOOSE US?
There are lots of criminal attorneys out there. At this point, you have probably visited several websites and even made some phone calls. Why should you trust the law firm of Castleberry & Elison, P.C., to handle one of the most serious legal matters you are ever likely to face? Castleberry & Elison, P.C., is different. Here is why.
Two Lawyers are Better than One
When you hire Castleberry & Elison, P.C., that is exactly what you get – Pete Castleberry AND Emily Elison preparing your defense. Although one of us will be your primary point of contact, you get the benefit of two criminal attorneys working on your case as a team. In other words, a “second opinion” is built into our philosophy of defense. We make absolutely sure that every possible defense is explored and evaluated through exhaustive analysis, investigation, and legal research. You will have peace of mind knowing that we are analyzing your case from every angle and doing all that can be done to achieve the best possible result.
Here is why one client agreed that two lawyers are better than one.
“Pete Castleberry and Emily Elison provided me with great service. Emily represented me in court and was extremely helpful in all of my proceedings. I was from out of town and Pete and Emily both worked very hard to get my court dates taken care of so I could go home and I could tell that they truly cared about me and that I wasn’t just another client. I am very happy I called Castleberry & Elison because they were willing to take my case and work with me every step of the way. I probably couldn’t express the gratitude I have for Mr. Castleberryand Ms. Elison even if I tried. I would recommend Castleberry & Elison, P.C., PC to anyone in the Portland area!”
We Don’t Take on Every Case
Our clients trust us to do everything possible to get the best result, whether that means winning your case at trial, getting the case dismissed, or negotiating a favorable deal. We manage and limit our case load to ensure that your case receives the time, energy, and resources it deserves. Just like students benefit from a low student/teacher ratio, our clients benefit from a low lawyer/client ratio. Effective communication between the attorney and the client is critical to preparing a winning defense strategy. Limiting our case load allows us to make ourselves fully available to our clients by phone, email, and office meetings. Best of all, because of our flat fee billing, you will not have to worry about increased costs any time you want to talk to us about your case. The bottom line is that if we take your case, we are devoted to it.
We Specialize in Criminal Defense
Unlike some other law firms, we keep our focus exclusively on defending those who have been charged with a criminal offense. This allows us to better stay up to date with the latest trends in criminal law, to hone the legal strategies we use in protecting our clients, and to ensure that all of our experience is going to good use each and every time we represent a client. We believe that this exclusive focus is the key to our ability to provide clients with the focused, comprehensive representation they need.
Here is how one client benefited from our philosophy of maintaining a low lawyer to client ratio.
“I recently had a case and was charged with seven counts of domestic violence crime. I chose Pete as my attorney because at first he showed a lot of interest in my case and presented himself as a caring and responsible person. Pete was able to take the evidence and incorporate it in the best way possible. This case went to trial and I was found not guilty thanks to the hard work that Pete and his colleagues put in this case. It was very intense until the very end, but the final result showed all the hard work that was put into it. I would recommend Pete as number one attorney who cares about his clients and is able to do everything he can to win a case.”
We Are Easy to Work With
Our clients often tell us that we make them feel comfortable and at ease during a stressful time. A big part of this is because we take the time to explain the criminal justice process and all of your legal options in detail. We are there to guide and advise our clients every step of the way and answer all of your questions. But we like to think it is also because of personality. Simply put, we are friendly, caring, and positive people and that makes us easy to talk to. Now don’t get us wrong. When it comes to presenting your case in court or negotiating with the District Attorney’s office, we are tough, aggressive, and fearless advocates. But we don’t let our egos get in the way of building a successful defense strategy. We are not “know-it-alls” and we never refuse to listen to our clients’ ideas and input about the case. We know that overconfidence leads to false assumptions, mistakes, and poor preparation, and when your liberty is on the line, you can’t afford for your attorney to overlook an important fact, fail to recognize a legal challenge, or underestimate the prosecution’s case against you.
Here is how one client felt about the working relationship with Castleberry & Elison, P.C.
“They are very knowledgeable and compassionate. I could sincerely tell that they cared about me and my case. I recommend them to everyone who needs a defense attorney. Just knowing I had them on my side to consult was a big relief. I would definitely hire them again. I’ve met some not so desirable attorneys, and trust me that is not them. THEY ARE VERY GOOD AT WHAT THEY DO!”
Don’t let another day go by without the legal representation that you deserve. Contact our offices at 503-223-0011 to schedule a time to meet with our experienced team as soon as possible.